American Law Institute

In recent weeks the publications divisions of both the American Bar Association and the American Law Institute have sent out surveys seeking private firm librarian input on their electronic resource development  plans. I encourage private firm librarians and knowledge specialists to participate and provide feedback. Both publishers  clearly recognize  who the experts are!

The American

According to a report in BloombergBNA Electronic Commerce and Law  Report the American Law Institute is about to begin untangling the morass of conflicting state and federal privacy laws. The goal of the new project is to  write the “black letter”  principles of privacy law  which will ultimately be published as, “The Restatement Third, Information Privacy Principles.”